Recent Calls
Thu. Sep 4th 2008
Laconia Fire Respods to 3-Alarm Fire At Laundry Facility

  On September 4, 2008 at 2338 hours, the Laconia Fire Department responded to a reported building fire at Lakes Region...

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Tue. Mar 11th 2008

An early morning fire on March 11, 2008 destoyed a long established auto repair busiess on Weirs Boulevard.  The fire wa...

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Thu. Feb 28th 2008

The Laconia Fire Department responded to two building collapses due to snow loading within a 12-hour period.   The ...

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News Headlines
Sat. Sep 22nd 2012
Laconia Firefighters Participate in WOW Trail Walk/Run/Bike in Full PPE

Laconia Firefighters participated in the WOW trail Walk/Run/Bike event in full protective equipment and on breathing air.&nbs...

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Tue. Jul 24th 2012
Chemical Spill

  On July 24, 2012, the Laconia Fire Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at ABC Fabricators. Upon ente...

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Tue. Feb 21st 2012
Swearing In Ceremony

On February 21, 2012, the Laconia Fire Department held a swearing-in and promotion ceremony at the Central Fire Station. Sta...

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Chief Kenneth Erickson

Assistant Chief Kirk Beattie

Deputy Chief Charles Roffo 

Deputy Chief Shawn Riley






Construction has begun on the $4.2 million dollar addition and renovation of the Central Fire Station.  The project includes the addition of new administrative office space, new dormitory facilities, a training-EOC facility, additional vehicle storage and parking.  The station will be equipped with an emergency generator to support operations in an emergency.  Architectural design work was done by Warrenstreet Architects of Concord.  Construction services are provided by North Branch Construction of Concord.  Occupancy of the new addition is slated for mid-August, 2015 and final completion is scheduled for December, 2015.

Business Office Hours:

Monday-Friday   9:00AM to 4:00PM, except on city holidays.


The city of Laconia recently requested and received a Manpower and Overtime Study completed by Municipal Resources Incorporated.  Click the link bwlow to view the report.

 Laconia Fire Department Manpower and Overtime Study by MRI


>The Laconia Fire Department works to provide an effective and efficient level of  fire, rescue, hazardous material and pre-hospital emergency medical services. In addition, the department provides Fire Safety Education to school students, and local businesses. These services are provided out of two fire stations located in Laconia and at the Weirs. There is a supplemental facility in Lakeport manned by the Call Company (volunteers).

Mission Statement:


It is the mission of the Laconia Fire Department to provide the citizens of Laconia and the visitors to the city with effective and efficient fire, medical, rescue, and environmental protection services. The mission is also to provide other necessary emergency services essential to the health, safety and well being of the community. These services include, but are not limited to, the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical services, extra hazardous rescues, and the mitigation of man made, or natural, catastrophes.

Primary Services:

  • Fire suppression;
  • Rescue (all types);
  • Pre-hospital emergency care and transport; Lakes Region General Hospital
  • Fire and arson investigation;
  • Inspection services for existing and new buildings,
  • Permit issuance where required;
  • Municipal fire alarm system: construction, maintenance and testing;
  • Fire safety education;
  • Winter hydrant maintenance (shoveling); and,
  • Station and grounds maintenance (Fire Department facilities).
  • Pre-Planning

Code Enforcement:

Fire inspection services to assure compliance with both the Life Safety Code and the Fire Prevention Code; issuance of related permits such as assembly, oil burner and blasting permits. Codes include: National Fire Protection Association Life Safety Code 101; Uniform Fire Code; New Hampshire statutes such as RSA 153, 154, 155, 158 and 199, as may be amended; International Building Code (IBC) and, Chapter 149 of Laconia City Ordinances as may be amended from time to time.

Support Services:

  • Training: fire, medical, hazardous materials (haz-mat), rescue;
  • Vehicle maintenance; and,
  • Fire alarm maintenance.

Other Services:

  • Local emergency planning (hazardous materials);
  • SARA;
  • Plan review (site, fire alarm systems);
  • Building construction (new and renovation);
  • City Safety Board;
  • Lakes Region Mutual Aid (Board of Directors);
  • Emergency Medical Services (State of NH); and,
  • Outdoor burning permit and control.



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Laconia Fire Department
848 North Main Street
Laconia, NH 03246
Non-Emergency: 603 524-6881
Emergency: 911
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